Catch the #FreshOn947 team every weekday from 15:00 - 19:00 on 947.
The sound of incredible music to keep you company, his signature laugh and a team of absolute gems. Fresh, alongside his team Mantsoe Pout, and Shannon.
With over 30 years in the broadcasting industry Thato “DJ Fresh” Sikwane has earned respect in the entertainment industry.
His experience as a radio broadcaster, TV personality, international Club DJ, popular social media sensation, makes DJ Fresh an exceptionally versatile media professional.
He started deejaying at school socials at the age of 13. DJ Fresh’s love for music then rapidly propelled into what is now his career. He had his very first radio show in 1992 on RB2 in Botswana.
His passion for the entertainment industry led him to leave his law studies and pursue media studies and Journalism full time in 1994.
DJ Fresh made his debut in the South African airwaves in 1997. With many years of hard work, setting trends and creating a brand of his work; Fresh became a household favourite with a growing fan base.
DJ Fresh boasts a diversity of talents, throughout his entrainment career, his love for house music has pushed boundaries and led to the release of numerous classic albums. This includes the popular “Fresh House Flava” series which have been highly instrumental in the consumption of house music throughout South Africa.
Unafraid to always reinvent himself and his brand, 22 years later he hosts one of the biggest afternoon drive show with the leading commercial radio music station in Joburg, 947.
To match the upbeat pace of Joburg and its people, 947 likes to keep things exciting and Fresh.
Mantsoe is no stranger to the mic and comes with his incredible knowledge of pop culture, hot taste music, culinary skills to keep you wanting more, intellect, and a laugh that will make your day. The raspy voice radio broadcaster, TV personality, MC and Voice over artist, Mantsoe Pout will sit side by side with DJ Fresh as they drive Joburgers home every weekday afternoon on the leading commercial music radio station in Joburg, 947.
Miss Pout as she is affectionately known by her fans started her radio career as a newsreader at the age of 18 at the campus radio station, UJFM.
While at UJFM Miss Pout also took part in theatre work and acted in various plays which include; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Arabian nights, and Vagina Monologues.
In 2012 the energetic Soweto born joined and successfully completed the Y-Academy program and graduated top of her group.
In 2016, Miss Pout Joined 947 and hosted the Night show on weekdays with Zweli and Coca-cola top 40 on Saturdays.
Shannon is the newest kid on the block, with this being his first radio gig. A Drama graduate from WITS University means that he has a creative mind that will take you to the strangest places of your own. He's also a TV show buff and will bring his youthful flavour to the team.
Personal Twitter: @DJFreshSA @MantsoePout @Shannon_Leibach